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Cast (feature film)

Strangers in 7A, The (1972) as Danny--Bartender
A building superintendent and his wife are held hostage in their apartment by a sadistic would-be bank robber and his spaced-out accomplices.
Delphi Bureau, The (1972) as Pickpocket
A suspense drama that has a government agent with a photographic memory assigned to solve the disappearance of an entire fleet of old Air Force planes. Luckinbill again played the talented operative in the subsequent series (1972-73) with Celeste Holm repeating her role, later to be replaced by Anne
The Ski Bum (1971) as Burt Stone
Sweet Charity (1969) as Man on bridge
A taxi dancer''''s faith in love leads her to one bad match after another.
Lord Love a Duck (1966) as Dr. Lippman
A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success.
36 Hours (1965) as Lemke
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
Black Zoo (1963) as
Back Street (1961) as Proprietor
Third screen version of the classic romance about a woman sacrificing everything for love of a married man.
City of Fear (1959) as Eddie Crown
An escaped convict heads for Los Angeles not realizing he''''s stolen a deadly radioactive mineral.
Imitation of Life (1959) as Watchman
Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.
Murder By Contract (1958) as
A ruthless contract killer balks when he discovers his next hit is a woman.
The Left Handed Gun (1958) as Peddler
Billy the Kid sets out for vengeance on the men who killed his mentor.
Jeanne Eagels (1957) as Kevin
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
No Time to Be Young (1957) as Liquor store salesman
(Dra ''57,BW). Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman, Dorothy Green, Merry Anders, Kathy Nolan. Three teenager boys attempt to rob a supermarket resulting in the death of the store manager and dire consequences for the parties concerned. Several of the actors in this juvenile delinquent drama went on to become popular television stars - Robert Vaughn in THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., Roger Smith in 77 SUNSET STRIP, and Kathy Nolan in THE REAL McCOYS.
Hot Rod Rumble (1957) as Pops
Arny (Richard Hartunian) joins a hot rod club, but his eccentric mannerisms (a Marlon Brando rip-off performance from "The Wild One" by look-alike Hartunian) make him unpopular. At a party, Terry (Leigh Snowden) rebukes him for his coarseness and centers her attantion on another boy. A fight between the two men is stopped by Jim Lawrence (Brett Halsey), but Ray Johnson (Wright King), pretending friendship with Arny, keeps the antagonism going and tries to win Terry for himself. Driving home, Hank and Terry are harassed by a hot rod which they think is driver by Arny. Swerving to avaid a collision, they are thrown from the car, and Hank is killed and Terry badly injured and unconscious. Ray, the actual driver of the hot rod, carries Terry to his car, but frightned by approaching vehicles, he returns her to the wreckage and flees. All, including Terry, blane Arny for the wreck, but there is no proof. Vindictive club members destroy Arny's car and beat him mercilessly. He rebuild his car for the big race. Terry goes to the race with Ray and, in his car she finds an earring she lost in the accident and realizes it was Ray who drove the fatal car. Arny wins the race, sour disposition and all, wins the race and Terry forces Ray to admit the truth about the wreck.
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957) as Dr. Hugo Wagner
A troubled teenager seeks help through hypnotherapy, but his evil doctor uses him for regression experiments that transform him into a rampaging werewolf.
All That Heaven Allows (1956) as Mr. Gow
A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
The Spoilers (1956) as Proprietor
Bigger Than Life (1956) as Dispatcher
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
The Harder They Fall (1956) as Ring announcer
A cynical press agent exposes inhuman conditions in the boxing game.
The Prodigal (1955) as Tailor
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
One Desire (1955) as Franklin
Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty.
The Silver Chalice (1955) as
A silversmith is charged with engraving the Holy Grail.
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955) as Beer and peanut vendor
Magnificent Obsession (1954) as Dan
A playboy becomes a doctor to right the wrong he's done to a sightless widow.
Naked Alibi (1954) as Otto Stoltz
Questioned as a murder suspect, solid (but drunk) citizen Al Willis attacks his police questioners, is beaten, and swears vengeance against them. Next night, Lieut. Parks is murdered; Willis is the only suspect in the eyes of tough Chief Conroy, who pursues him doggedly despite lack of evidence. The obsessed Conroy is dismissed from the force, but continues to harass Willis, who flees to a sleazy town on the Mexican border. Of course, Conroy follows. But which is crazy, Conroy or Willis?
A Star Is Born (1954) as Cashier
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
Valley of the Kings (1954) as Antique dealer
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
Flame of Calcutta (1953) as Jowal
Denise Darcel, Patric Knowles, Paul Cavanagh, George Keymas, Leonard Penn. The daughter of a slain French official wages guerrilla war on Prince Jehan, the man responsible for her father''s death. This Sam Katzman production is set in India circa 1760.
The Lady Wants Mink (1953) as Ralph
For her birthday Ritchie Connors gives his wife Nora a coat from the store where he works. His workday gloom is made even worse when their friend from next-door shows up that evening in a mink. To try and make things right Nora goes out and buys four live mink to raise. But the attempt at grow-your-own-coat is none too popular with husband or neighbours.
Lost Planet, The (1953)
Dr. Grood (Michael Fox) has succeeded in winning control over the planet Ergro as the first step in his desired conquest of the Universe. Reporter Rex Barrow (Judd Holdren), his photographer Tim Johnson (Ted Thorpe), Professor Edmund Dorn (Forrest Taylor) and his daughter Ella (Vivian Mason) are all captured by Grood, who plans to make use of the professor's knowledge. With the help of the professor's inventions, Rex is able to free Ergro of Grood's domination, while Grood is sent on an endless voyage into space.
The 49th Man (1953) as Man
A U.S. agent investigates a subversive group suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons.
The Big Heat (1953) as Dr. Kane
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
Easy to Love (1953) as Sleepy waiter
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
The Glass Wall (1953) as Musician in men's room
A World War II refugee fights to stay in the U.S.
Tangier Incident (1953) as Mickey Surok
Just This Once (1952) as Mr. Green
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.
Young Man With Ideas (1952) as Municipal judge
A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles.
The Atomic City (1952) as Dr. Gus Schwambach
Enemy agents kidnap an atomic scientist''''s son.
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952) as Lugerman
With three days before his paper folds, a crusading editor tries to expose a vicious gangster.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Projectionist
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
Actor's Blood and Woman of Sin (1952) as George Murry
Monkey Business (1952) as Barber
A scientist''''s search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
Kid Monk Baroni (1952) as Gino Baroni
Somebody Loves Me (1952) as Man's barber
My Man and I (1952) as Labor board commissioner
A Mexican-American laborer fights for his dignity.
The Sniper (1952) as Presser
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Sally and Saint Anne (1952) as Shapiro
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) as Railroad guard
An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.
When Worlds Collide (1951) as Glen Spiro
Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hanson, Larry Keating, John Hoyt. A landmark science fiction film of the fifties. Scientists race against time to build a super rocket ship that can save a select group before the earth collides with another planet. Naturally, no one wants to be left behind for the final Armageddon. The special effects which include a giant tidal wave crashing down on Broadway won an Oscar. Produced by fantasy film specialist George Pal (The Time Machine ) .
Hollywood Story (1951) as Sylvestre
Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famous director Franklin Farrara was shot. The case hasn't been solved until now, although there were many suspects. O'Brian becomes fascinated by the subject and wants to shoot a movie about it. He investigates himself and soon gets into danger himself.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.

Cast (special)

McNamara's Band (1977) as Dr Fuchtenstein
The exploits of a group of bumbling undercover agents who are sent to occupied Norway during World War II. In the first of two pilot films, McNamara and his group of con-artists attempt to save the U.S. fleet from an ambush by lurking Nazi U-boats.
I Was a Bloodhound (1959) as Joe (Guest)
The story of Barney Colby, a private detective with an uncanny sense of smell -- a gift he uses to solve baffling crimes. In the pilot episode, Colby is hired to recover a baby elephant, the symbol of royalty to a foreign country, when it is stolen and held for $50,000 in ransom.
Elisabeth McQueeney Story, The (1959)
The story relates the experiences of Elisabeth McQueeney, a mother hen to a group of beautiful dancing girls, as they tour the West. In the pilot episode, broadcast as a segment of "Wagon Train," Elisabeth and her girls board the train headed for Nevada, on the pretense of beginning a girls' finish

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